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Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Cost of Living in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Feb 11, 2022

Summary: What is the cost of living in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam? Hear what expats, digital nomads and retirees living in Ho Chi Minh City have to say about the cost of housing, health insurance and general living costs.

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Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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